Recruitment | The Mary Rose
Recruitment at The Mary Rose

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Jobs at The Mary Rose

We're always looking for volunteers, but we also sometimes have career opportunities too.

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Graduate Educator

Hours / contract:  Fulltime / Internship

Location:  Portsmouth

Open to applicants from the University of Winchester who graduated in 2018 only.

Based within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Mary Rose Museum is the leading museum for Maritime Archaeology in the UK.  The Mary Rose Trust’s aims are to conserve the Mary Rose and her 19,000 artefacts, maintain the archives, enable lifelong learning and outreach, and become self-sustaining through income generation.

Together with the University of Winchester, we are offering a 9-month paid internship to work with us as a Graduate Educator in our award-winning Learning Department. You’ll gain experience of teaching and learning for a diverse range of visitors of all ages and abilities, including school groups, families, adult learners and community groups. You’ll be trained to support and deliver workshops, educational activities, manage educational resources and develop educational products.

We are looking for a highly motivated graduate who is keen to learn. To be successful, you must:

  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • be adaptable and flexible
  • be able to work to deadlines
  • work well both in a team and independently
  • have an interest in heritage and/or education.

If this sounds like the internship for you, use the link below to download the full Job Description and send your CV and a covering letter (stating clearly how you meet the essential criteria) to hr@maryrose.org by midday Wednesday 26th June 2019.

Please note this role is subject to the successful completion of an Enhanced DBS check and Naval Base security clearance.

     

Front of House Team at The Mary Rose 

Start date: July 2019

Salary: Competitive hourly rate

Exciting opportunities for exceptional people… Could this be you?

  • Do you understand the importance of delivering exceptional customer service and creating an amazing first impression?
  • Do you have skills in upselling and like engaging with visitors?
  • Do you have a passion for history and working within the museums and heritage sector?
  • Do you like engaging with visitors, are you motivated and a team player?
  • Do you like working in a fast paced environment?

Then the multi-award winning Mary Rose museum wants to hear from you!

To help us deliver outstanding service to all of our visitors we are looking to recruit a number of Front of House Team Members in flexible and seasonal posts in the museum starting from July 2019. As part of the Front of House Team you will be based within various areas of the museum, welcoming, looking after and engaging with our visitors.

This role will allow you to work shifts across the museum in areas such as:

  • The Ticket Office – promoting and upselling tickets to potential visitors and groups
  • Museum Welcome Desk – meeting and greeting visitors and groups
  • Retail Space - upselling and till work
  • Museum Galleries – helping visitors explore the museum and engage with the collection

We don’t require you to have a degree in history – just a passion for visitor engagement and a hardworking, enthusiastic approach to working within a diverse and busy museum.

Interested? Please email your CV to jobs@maryrose.org with a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in the position and indicating your general availability (including weekends and evenings).

Closing Date: Monday 24th June / Initial Interviews: Thursday 27th June

Note:  This role is subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as part of Naval Base Security Clearance. 

     

Resort Sales Team at The Mary Rose

Start date: 24th July 2019

Salary: Competitive hourly rate

Enthusiastic, Passionate, Driven People Wanted for the Marketing & Sales Team at The Mary Rose Museum

Exciting opportunities for exceptional people… Could this be you?

  • Do you have a proven track record in upselling and promotion?
  • Do you like engaging with visitors, are you motivated and like selling?
  • Do you like working in a fast paced environment?
  • Are you able to help increase the revenue we make and ensure we continue to protect the 500 year legacy of the Mary Rose?

Then the multi-award winning Mary Rose museum wants to hear from you!

To help us deliver outstanding service to all of our visitors we are looking to recruit a number of Sales Team Members in flexible and seasonal posts in the museum starting from July 2019. We have an ambitious programme planned and are interested in individuals who have a natural flair for sales and marketing.

This role will be based at our new ticket office, this role requires a real ‘go-getter’ attitude and will require you to:

  • Help us drive ticket sales and spread the word of the Mary Rose.
  • Engage with potential visitors outside of our Ticket Office and Entrance Gate.
  • Promote the museum and generate ticket sales with a positive and confident attitude.
  • Attract potential visitors and upsell the museum.
  • Leaflet the Portsmouth Hard area and wider city.

Interested? Please email your CV with a short covering letter stating which role you think would suit you and explaining why you are interested in the position and indicating your general availability (including weekends and evenings).

Closing Date: Friday 5th July / Initial Interviews: Friday 12th July

Note: This role is subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as part of Naval Base Security Clearance

      

Volunteering

Join our award-winning team of volunteers

‘Being a volunteer is a privilege to be able to share knowledge of the Mary Rose to a large variety of visitors from all over the World.  It is interesting, fun and tremendously satisfying to be part of the team.’

Buggy Driver

 

We are currently recruiting a number of new Volunteer Buggy Drivers to assist those with mobility needs by driving between the entrance of the Historic Dockyard and the Mary Rose.  As a member of our team, full training will be provided.

One of our regular drivers had the following to say about driving the buggy: -

‘I had recently retired and was looking for an interest to fill my time.  I volunteer for the Mary Rose Museum as a buggy driver two days a week days.  It has given me the opportunity to meet visitors from all over the World and all walks of life.  I love to chat to them and listen to their enthusiasm regarding their Mary Rose experience.’

If you are over the age of 21, hold a full, clean driving licence, interested in volunteering at the Mary Rose and available from 09:45am-17:30 for at least one day each week, we would love to hear from you.

Welcome Volunteers

 

Work alongside our friendly Guest Relations Team at the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, you will meet and greet visitors and engage with them in making the most of their visit, including signposting to what is on that day.  You will also have the opportunity to assist with manning the information desk.

As part of our training scheme you will undergo an initial induction and full support and ongoing training will also be provided.

Interested in volunteering?

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with us, are aged over the age of 16 and available from 09:45am-17:30 for at least one day each week we would like to hear from you. 

Fill out this form, and let us know you are interested. Our volunteer coordinator will be in touch within a few days.